The Historic Summerville Railroad Turntable: A Testament to the Golden Age of Railroads In the heart of Summerville lies a relic from a bygone era, a testament to the days when railroads were the lifeblood of commerce and travel. The Summerville Railroad Turntable, a massive 90-ton steel structure, stands as a symbol of the golden…
Tennessee Valley Railroad News
Immerse yourself in the industrial ballet of Boyles Yard, a pivotal rail complex developed by the Louisville & Nashville Railway and now operated by CSX near Boyles Gap. This post navigates through the yard’s transformation from its 1909 origins to a modern rail marvel. Learn about the old yard near Birmingham Municipal Airport, the new hump yard’s development, and the preserved artifacts like the 36-stall roundhouse and turntable now at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. Discover the yard’s evolution, its technological advancements, and its enduring impact on Southern railroading.